• Kyodo


The Abe administration will consider revising a draft energy policy so it doesn’t stir “misunderstandings” that the nation will rely heavily on nuclear power in the medium to long term, industry minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Friday.

The draft says nuclear power is an “important base-load power source,” but Motegi said “base-load power” refers to an electric source that is used continuously regardless of how much power it supplies.

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